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Madson's Strange Trip Through Free Agency

Madson's Strange Trip Through Free Agency

Ryan Madson certainly took a circuitous route to getting a one-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds. It could still work out for Madson, but a one-year deal is well below what it was thought the Phillies former closer would get on the open market.

After signing a one-year, $8.5 million deal with the Cincinnati Reds, Ryan Madson may be the bargain of the free agent class. Clearly, Madson and his agent, Scott Boras, came into the offseason believing that he would get a multi-year deal for more than what he received from Cincinnati. There's a lot of confusion though over just what he could have had if he had re-signed with the Phillies early... Recommended Stories

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